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May 21, 2018
File photo from 2011. While wearing the Union Jack, Sally Marella, a tourist from Suffolk, England, smiles while watching the royal wedding in Times Square in New York on April 29, 2011. It is estimated that over 2 billion people tuned in around the world to watch the wedding between now their Royal Highnesses Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. (Ashley Gilbertson/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding attracted more American viewers than Prince William's
May 21, 2018 - 12:40pm
February 25, 2018
George Washington. Library of Congress.
The epic bender to celebrate George Washington and the newly finished U.S. Constitution
February 25, 2018 - 11:03am
January 3, 2018
Kentucky Utilities’ coal-fired generating plant in Ghent, Ky., April 18, 2014. Corporate demand for electricity from renewable sources to meet clean-energy goals is leading utilities to cut the use of coal, even in coal country. (Luke Sharrett/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
America's power grid shows signs of strain amid deep freeze
January 3, 2018 - 3:45pm
January 2, 2018
America's forgotten towns: Can they be saved or should people just leave?
January 2, 2018 - 8:08pm
November 13, 2017
The fastest-growing jobs in America pay about $22,000 per year
November 13, 2017 - 12:30pm
October 30, 2017
Image from Rachel Titiriga via Flickr
A lot of Americans believe in ghosts. But what do their ghost stories actually tell us?
October 30, 2017 - 5:09pm
October 26, 2017
Gaby Osegueda is a Lyft driver in the San Francisco Bay area. Although she and her husband bring home almost $100,000, they had to leave the city they love to find cheaper housing. Heather Long/The Washington Post.
Is $100,000 middle class in America?
October 26, 2017 - 10:24am
July 6, 2016
What the death of Alton Sterling can teach us about making America great
July 6, 2016 - 11:41pm
December 4, 2015
Bison to possibly become country’s first national mammal
December 4, 2015 - 11:00pm
September 27, 2015
In America's birthplace, pope gives pep talk to immigrants
September 27, 2015 - 12:26am
September 10, 2015
Local mom rallies for ‘gun sense in America’ on Capitol Hill
September 10, 2015 - 6:00am
August 14, 2015
U.S. crude edges up after six-and-a-half-year low
August 14, 2015 - 11:14pm
July 4, 2014
Other Views: The U.S. founders gave us a blueprint
July 4, 2014 - 11:19pm
March 13, 2014
FNS Photo by Dave Wallis
John Stern (left), representing the living family members, looks at the painting of his grandfather Herman Stern, who posthumously received the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award on Thursday in Fargo. North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple (from left), North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger and Merl Paaverud, director of the State Historical Society, were on stage to unveil the portrait.
Stern earns Rough Rider Award: Relatives remember Straus Clothing manager
March 13, 2014 - 9:55pm
October 7, 2013
Obama invokes ND woman as he calls impact of government shutdown 'heartbreaking'
October 7, 2013 - 10:55am